A morbid connection between Little Falls and Pittsburgh has seen three men leave Minnesota to take jobs as tree trimmers in Pennsylvania, only to meet untimely deaths within a couple years of each other.
The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette reports the most recent case involves a man who was found dead in his bathtub under circumstances that are still under investigation. Authorities say the two earlier deaths involved an accidental overdose and a suicide.
The deaths appear unrelated, but have the connection that all three men worked for a Little Falls company with a branch in the Pittsburgh area. The Post-Gazette was unsuccessful in its efforts to reach the owner of Nature Boyz Tree and Landscape Service and notes that the address of the Pennsylvania office is a Days Inn hotel in an unincorporated area near Pittsburgh.
Nature Boyz is based in Little Falls, where the Better Business Bureau gives the unaccredited company its lowest rating, an F.
Tragedy has plagued Little Falls recently, with the Thanksgiving Day shooting deaths of two teenagers and subsequent murder charges against the man whose home the teens had apparently broken into.